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Levittown Courier Times (Newspaper) - November 22, 1963, Levittown, Pennsylvania
President Fatall shot greeting cheering throngs in Dallas Texas Xiii a i Kennedy was assassinated today in a burst of gunfire in Down i i. I a John Connally was shot Down with him. A ii the president cradled in his wife a arms had been rushed in his blood spattered limousine to Parkland Hospital and taken to an emergency room. An urgent Call went out for neurosurgeons and blood. The president 46 years old was shot once in the head. Connally was hit in the head and wrist. Pm lice found a foreign make Rifle. Sher if s officers were question ing a Young Man picked up at the scene. The president was conscious As lie arrived at the Hospital. Father Huber from holy Trinity roman Catholic Church was called and administered the last rites of the Church. Vice president Lyndon b. Johnson who now becomes president of the United states was in a car behind the Kennedy and Connally. He was to he sworn into office As soon As possible. Mrs. Kennedy was still at the Hospital. She was not shot. The White House spokesman refused to comment on her condition. Johnson was under heavy guard and was whisked from the Hospital by White House officials. President Kennedy was shot in the right Temple. A it was a simple matter of a Bullet right through the head a said or. George Burkley White House medical officer. The shooting occurred As Kennedy and his wife Riding with gov. Connally and mrs. Connally were Riding in the White House a Bubble top limousine through a crowd of 250,000 people in downtown Dallas. As it neared the triple underpass leading to Ward the Trade Mart where Kennedy was to address a lunch three bursts of gunfire sounded. Motorcycle police raced up the Grassy Knoll of a Park nearby where a Man and woman were huddled. Clint Hill a secret service agent assigned to mrs. Kennedy said a a he a dead a As the president was lifted from the rear of a White House touring car the famous a Bubble top from Washington. He was rushed to an emergency room in the Hospital. The incident occurred just East of the triple in. De pass facing a Park in downtown Dallas. Three bursts reporters about five car lengths behind the chief executive heard what sounded like three bursts of gunfire. Secret service agents in a follow up car quickly in timbered their automatic rifles. The Bubble top of the presidents car was Down. They Drew their pistols but the damage was done. A the president was slumped Over in the Back continued on Page 3, col. I extra edition Tarter sent is Delaware \ alleys great Home newspaper extra edition member Abc Levittown pa., Friday evening november 22, 1963 36 pages Price seven cents
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